Category: Regulations

CAA registration open for second batch

CAA registration is once again open on our website. New members, or existing members who haven’t yet registered with the CAA, can have us register them with the CAA with a click of a single button (and an ‘Are you sure?’ popup). Here is a video showing the super-easy process: These registrations will be processed […]


Plastic FPV UK Membership Cards now available

In addition to your PDF membership certificate, we now supply optional plastic membership cards. Our membership cards include your name, FPV UK membership number, expiry date, your FPV UK achievements (Certificate of Competency: Drone Law and Certificate of Competency: Practical) your CAA Operator ID and CAA Flyer ID. The price for your card is £8.99 […]


You can now register with the CAA from your FPV UK account.

You can now register with the CAA through your FPV UK account! It takes 30 seconds – here’s a video to prove it. (We still don’t support registration. But since it’s now law we thought we’d better make it easy for our members). Deadline 31st January 2020. If you opt-in in this way your details […]


FPV UK's Simon Dale on ITN National News

Simon Dale speaking about the drone and model aircraft registration system

ITN National News interviewed FPV UK’s Simon Dale about registration and what it means to Drone and Model Aircraft Pilots in the UK. Play video of Simon Dale speaking to ITN                        


FPV UK Drone and Model Aircraft Registration Scheme (DMARES) Information

CAA Drone and Model Aircraft Registration Scheme DMARES – FAQs Are FPV UK members exempt from the Drone Competency Test & Flyer ID? If you have done the FPV UK Certificate of Competency: Drone Law you do not need to take the CAA’s DMARES competency test or carry a Flyer ID – when flying under […]


FPV UK quoted on BBC News this morning

We were quoted on BBC News today on the topic of drone registration:


Drone & Model Aircraft Registration Scheme

Late yesterday afternoon the CAA announced that the Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme will go live on 5 November 2019.  The fee to register with the CAA will be £9. Registration for FPV UK members FPV UK members will not need to register directly with the government scheme.  Our members will be […]


FPV UK response to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Drone Report

NEWS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE [email protected] 11/10/2019 The Science and Technology Committee’s report states ‘It is vital that the Government respects recreational drone user and model flying communities and ensures that any further regulation or legislation does not dissuade people from joining such communities.’ This is absolutely crucial and we completely agree. Apart from being a […]


FPVUK CEO on BBC News Online

Airport ‘Drone’ sighting ‘could have been a bird’ FPV UK Chief Executive worked with the BBC News team on this article published on their website:


Meeting with the Minister for Aviation

Representatives from the UK Model Flying Associations met with the Aviation Minister, Baroness Vere of Norbiton at the Department for Transport yesterday (Tuesday 5th June 2019). Whilst the meeting provided a good opportunity for both sides to clarify their position and understand each other’s priorities, there is little in the way of good news to […]


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